The current trend in health care is to view health problems through a broader lens that encompasses both the psychological and social influences on illness.
This book reflects practitioners' increasing concern for clients with multifaceted problems. The text takes a practical approach to the problem, based on sound empirical research. It provides insight into the nature of the multiple problems presented by clients and offers practical advice on how to provide the comprehensive support required by these disadvantaged individuals.
It offers methods of carrying out psychosocial assessments and explains how these findings may be used in interventions.